Monch! Botanica & Co (Kuala Lumpur)

Written by: Zoe Yap Edited by: Chua Jia Ying Amidst the concrete jungle of Bangsar, Botanica + Co is a pleasant breath of fresh air. Despite its command of a large crowd, you hardly feel the heat and bustle of the waiters rushing around you.  The combination of vibrant greenery and natural sunlight creates an…

Monash Cook-Off #10: Strawberry Macarons

Written by: Zoe Yap Featuring: Teng Sin Hui You may know the macaron as one of France’s many treasured desserts-  elegant, button-shaped treats that vary in color and taste. The word rolls delicately off your tongue, a prelude for what’s to come next. With a pillowy shell, it dissolves away into a rush of sweetness…

Monch! Coconut Bay (Port Dickson)

Written by: Xenia Cordelia Lee Disclaimer: Before reading, please note that this location serves non-halal dishes. If there is one thing Malaysians can agree on, it would be food. Here is another hidden gem for all of you, it is famous among locals of Port Dickson -the infamous Coconut Bay 玉记面档! It looks like your…

Monash Cook-Off #9: Tom Yum Goong

Written by: Cheah Wei Shang Edited by: Chua Jia Ying Starring: Wesley Chung Sheng Zhi And that’s one recipe, see you next week! (Found a loophole) Ready to salivate? Tom yam has its roots in Thailand, and there’s no exaggeration when saying that it’s one of the most iconic and even legendary flavours of Southeast…

MUSA Annual General Meeting 2020

Written by: Zoe Yap Xiu Hai and Cheah Wei Shang On the 8th of May 2020, the Annual General Meeting was held by the Monash University Student Association (MUSA). The meeting included not just student council members, but student representatives from various departments. However, something was different this year – the meeting was held on…

Monash Cook-Off #8: Shakshuka

Written by: Patricia In Wan Ting Featuring: Wan Poh Yee Is it tomato soup? Some egg dish? What is it? I must have it in my mouth.  Shakshuka – pronounced like it’s spelt This dish is called Shakshuka. Shakshuka literally means ‘a mixture’, and traditional versions of this dish use tomatoes, onions and spices as…

Monash Cook-Off #7: Butter Croissants

Written by: Christie Wong Featuring: Mobina Ghadyani Ever heard of the saying ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper’?  Mobina’s butter croissants For Mobina, she is not the type of person who sits down to eat a 5-dish breakfast like the ones you see in movies. She usually breezes through her breakfast,…

Monch! The Daily Fix (Melaka)

Written by: Chua Jia Ying The Daily Fix is a hidden (literally) gem situated in the heart of Jonker Street, Malacca. Since its establishment in 2014, the café has remained one of the most popular and recommended cafes in Malacca City. It is almost always packed with customers and its success has paved way for…